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Montgomery Cinema Ponders Future As Digital Projection Takes Hold

Film fans who prefer independent artistic features over high-decibel blockbusters have flocked for decades to the Montgomery Cinema in Rocky Hill. But the future of the theater, where movies like…

Before the Storm

The temperature was 102 degrees when these undaunted rowers set forth on the D&R canal near Turning Basin Park the morning before Saturday evening’s storm made its brief, devastating visit…

“Sourlands” Documentary by Local Filmmaker Warns of Threats to Area’s Ecological Balance

It was John McPhee’s book The Pine Barrens that got filmmaker Jared Fleisher thinking about making a documentary on the Sourlands. Growing up outside of Flemington, he was familiar with…

Two Friends Paddle to Hudson Bay: 2,250 Miles, Four Months, One Fight

In 1935, Eric Sevareid wrote the book Canoeing with the Cree, an account of a paddling trip he made from Minnesota to Canada with a high school classmate. Mr. Sevareid,…

Dudeck Named Chief, Open Space Tax Approved

An eventful joint meeting of Princeton Borough Council and Township Committee last Tuesday included the announcement of Princeton Borough Police Chief David Dudeck as the new chief for the consolidated…

Bill Exempting Schools From Zoning Rules Passes in Senate

A bill (S-1534) that would exempt private universities and colleges from observing local zoning rules was passed in the State Senate late last week by a vote of 25 to…

Summer Alert: Independence Day Closings And Advice on Coping With Intense Heat

Independence Day is a Federal holiday; all local post office branches will be closed, and there will be no mail delivery. Other Princeton area locations that will be closed on…

Catching History

Flemington Neshanock first baseman, Dave “Illinois” Harris, hangs onto the ball to put out Diamond State’s John “Jefe” Medkeff last Saturday as the teams met at Valley Road in the…

Tours of Morven’s Kitchen Garden Show Techniques Old and New

No one knows for sure just what Annis Boudinot Stockton, the wife of Declaration of Independence signer Richard Stockton and the woman sometimes called the Duchess of Morven, planted in…

Additional Local Bear Sightings Prompt Concerns Among Residents

Ever since a bear was spotted twice last week in Montgomery Township, marking the second series of sightings this season, calls have been coming in to local police from residents…